Category Archives: Cape Town Architecture

6 Helpful Hints for Renovating your Home

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Renovating can easily be an intimidating process so we’ve put together a couple of handy hints to get you on the right path. The images of the Herlig Residence,  by Cape Town Architects, KUBE, are courtesy of Johann Lourens Photography. Continue reading

Where are discerning home owners investing?

Breda Street by KUBE architecture, Alterations and Additions, Cape Town

Breda Street residence by KUBE architecture , Alterations and Additions, Cape Town.

Many people have been asking what our impression of the state of things in the South African property and construction industry is. So, here are a couple of thoughts…

  • There is an upwards trend in the number of inquiries received regarding alteration-addition type projects, while inquiries for ‘new-builds’ remain low.
  • Real estate values are still dormant and owners who bought at inflated prices have realized that to get a return on their money they need to be patient. The next rung of the real estate ladder will have to wait. Continue reading

Ocean View Drive

Muller-PerspectiveKUBE architecture is helping a couple of friends make some changes to their home in Ocean View Drive, Cape Town. This is one of the directions we’ve explored thus far.

Premier Fires Showroom Update

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Cape Town architects, KUBE have been appointed to re-design the Cape Town premises for Premier Fires (formerly Morso Fireplaces ). Premier Fires is an importer, distributor and installer of Morso, Godin and Heat&Glo fireplaces. The brief is aimed at the creation of a new showroom which will embody and convey the image of luxury and style with which the brand has become associated. Continue reading

Roseberry Avenue Update: Latest Images

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The first phase of the Roseberry Avenue alteration is practically complete so we thought this would be a good time to show you a little bit of what we’ve been busy with. Continue reading

KUBE architecture: Virginia Avenue Update (Alterations and Additions, Cape Town)

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KUBE architecture recently made some adjustments to the Virginia avenue project. The first of many we’ll be making in our effort towards satisfying our clients’ needs, while at the same time creating a humble yet beautiful piece of architecture in Cape Town. Continue reading

Implementation of New Energy Legislation (SANS10400XA): 14 May 2012

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Like many other Cape Town architects we received this letter in the electronic mailbox the other day…What it says is that all new building work, alterations and additions included, would have to comply with these regulations which targets the amount of electricity consumed by households for heating water, temperature regulation and lighting. Continue reading